It's been dubbed "brain food" because the fatty acids DHA and EPA found in it can assist your brain and neurological system function properly. Eating fish once or twice a week may help reduce your risk of dementia. Omega-3 fats, which can be found in fatty fish such as salmon and trout, can help to decrease "bad" cholesterol and triglycerides. It can also help to reduce the inflammation that causes atherosclerosis, which occurs when fatty deposits clog your arteries.
Three or four times a week, including these nutritional powerhouses in your diet. Fiber may aid digestion while also lowering your risk of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. A diet heavy in fiber may also help you lose weight since it makes you feel fuller for longer. Chickpeas can be added to salads or used to replace meat in soups.
Veggies are high in fiber, antioxidants, and vitamins and minerals, all of which may help you avoid chronic diseases. Vitamin K is found in dark, leafy greens and is necessary for strong bones. Vitamin A is found in sweet potatoes and carrots, and it helps to keep your eyes and skin healthy while also protecting you from infection. The results are inconsistent, but one study found that males who ate 10 or more servings of tomatoes per week had a 35% decreased risk of prostate cancer.
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